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Cheux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Caen at 12 km from Cheux

Visit Cheux: highlights and tourist information

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Cheux is situated in the Calvados department and Normandy region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Caen at 12 km and Creully at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cheux, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cheux in Normandy.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Caen

Caen

at 12 km (direction east)

With a castle, two abbeys and an attracive historic centre Caen is...

See Caen guide
Creully

Creully

at 13 km (direction east)

The medieval Chateau de Creully is the highlight in Creully...

See Creully guide
Bayeux

Bayeux

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

Best known for its world-famous tapestry, Bayeux also has an imposing cathedral...

See Bayeux guide
Arromanches

Arromanches

at 21 km (direction north-north-west)

Arromanches is well known as the town where the Mulberry Harbour was...

See Arromanches guide
 
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Cabourg

Cabourg

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

One time favourite of Marcel Proust, Cabourg has one of the longest...

See Cabourg guide
Dives-sur-Mer

Dives-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

In the 'Village of William the Conqueror' at Dives-sur-Mer artisans and artists...

See Dives-sur-Mer guide
Beuvron

Beuvron

Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction east)

Part of the Normandy Cider Route, Beuvron has lots of half-timberd houses...

See Beuvron guide
Normandy landing beaches

Normandy landing beaches

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

70 years on and the Normandy Landing Beches still attract thousands of...

See Normandy landing beaches guide
Houlgate

Houlgate

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

The beach is certainly the main attraction at Houlgate, and there are...

See Houlgate guide
Falaise

Falaise

at 39 km (direction south-east)

Best known for its castle, Falaise also has several other interesting monuments...

See Falaise guide
Villers-sur-Mer

Villers-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

Villers-sur-Mer is one of several friendly beach resorts along the Normandy coast...

See Villers-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge

Garden at 42 km (direction east)

The gardens of the Pays d'Auge are a beautiful mature garden set...

See Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge guide
Cambremer

Cambremer

at 42 km (direction east)

Cambremer is a very picturesque small village, ideally explored as part of...

See Cambremer guide
Vire

Vire

at 45 km (direction south-west)

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route des...

See Vire guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Calvados

Map of places to visit near Cheux

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Markets in and near Cheux

  • Tilly-sur-Seulles: market Sunday (7km)
  • Caen: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Villers-Bocage: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Mondeville: market Thursday (15km)
  • Herouville-Saint-Clair: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Douvres-la-Delivrande: market Thursday (18km)
  • Aunay-sur-Odon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bayeux: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Thury-Harcourt: market Tuesday (21km)

More information about Cheux, Normandy

Tourist attractions near Cheux, France

What to do at Cheux? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cheux.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Prieuré (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (11km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Rucqueville) (11km)
  • Abbaye de Caen (Caen) (12km)
  • Prieuré de Saint Gabriel Brécy (Saint-Gabriel-Brecy) (13km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Bayeux) (18km)
  • Abbaye de Cerisy-la-Forêt (Cerisy-la-Foret) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Brécy (13km)
  • Plantbessin (20km)
  • Jardins du château de Vendeuvre (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Prairie (Caen) (11km)
  • Jardin des plantes de Caen (11km)
  • Pegasus Bridge (20km)
  • Forêt de Cerisy (27km)
  • Rochers des Parcs (29km)
  • Roches de Ham (41km)
  • Baie des Veys (50km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Villers-Bocage (13km)
  • Torigni-sur-Vire (36km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Jurques (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cheux is in the north of France at 12 kilometres from Caen, the department capital (general information: Cheux is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cheux

Canton: Tilly-sur-Seulles

Arrondissement: Caen

Department: Calvados

Region: Normandy

Postcode: 14210

Distance to Cheux

from Caen (prefecture): 12 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 261 km

from Nice: 851 km

from Bordeaux: 481 km

from Strasbourg: 608 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car typically by ferry into Cherbourg or Caen on the Normandy coast For driving distances to Cheux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audrieu, Baron-sur-Odon, Bougy, Brouay, Carpiquet, Cristot, Fontaine-Etoupefour, Fontenay-le-Pesnel, Gavrus, Grainville-sur-Odon, Le Mesnil-Patry, Missy, Mondrainville, Monts-en-Bessin, Mouen, Noyers-Bocage, Putot-en-Bessin, Rots, Saint-Manvieu-Norrey, Tessel, Tourville-sur-Odon, Vendes and Verson.

This page in French: Visiter Cheux

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